How to reduce or remove the rocker of a bodyboard

The rocker is the original bottom curve of the bodyboard from nose to tail, as observed from a side angle.

The goal of the rocker is to adapt to the natural curvature of the waves. Traditionally, the nose and tail of both bodyboards and surfboards are slightly angled upward.

But there are limits for the amplitude of the rocker you need. You will never want a banana-shaped profile, so sometimes it's important to fix it, i.e., reduce or simply eliminate the overall curve of the board.

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Maxime Castillo sweeps 2018 European Tour of Bodyboard title

Maxime Castillo conquered the 20th-anniversary edition of the European Tour of Bodyboard (ETB).

The French bodyboarder secured his first ever European bodyboarding title in Agadir, Morocco, during the last event of the ETB series.

Castillo finished the Morocco Bodyboard Pro in the runner-up position, but it was enough to conclude the season in first place.

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Amaury Lavernhe wins 2018 Quemao Class

Amaury Lavernhe has taken out the 2018 Quemao Class in Gran Canaria.

After several weeks of waiting, the Quemao Class 2018 didn't disappoint, and on the second day of excellent wind conditions and waves, the champions were finally crowned.

Thirty-two national and international bodyboarders and surfers have once again battled it out at El Quemao, in Tenerife, Canary Islands.

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